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Tools/Application Engineer

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Description:  Seeking a smart and hands-on applications engineer, a good communicator to join our dynamic knowledge engineering team.  You will be working with a team of software and knowledge engineers, and building a suite of tools/applications that will help our engineers build world class content for our millions of users.  Responsibilities include develop in-house web-based applications on Windows, using .NET platform, process vast amounts of user log data to generate useful reports and interactive data analysis apps.

Qualifications:  C#/ASP.NET, Web Applications, DHTML/Javascript /XML and SQL/Databases experience required.  Large data set processing/data mining experience desired.  Ability to design intuitive and user friendly GUI applications, ability to communicate effectively within and across groups and be able to meet deadlines and manage requirements in a fast paced environment.  The ideal candidate should be a self starter, good communicator & team player, adaptive, and result oriented

Required Experience: 2+ yrs industry experience desired.  Strong computer programming background.  New graduates in relevant fields from top-tier universities. 

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